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Can the gharial win the battle for survival?


March 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A few years back, a boat trip down the Chambal river in north India would have yielded a surreal sight - groups of gharials basking ... Read more...

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Singapore’s jobless rate at 14-year low


March 15th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 15 (IANS) Singapore's unemployment rate improved to a 14-year low of 2 percent in 2011 amid the tight labour market, authorities said Thursday.The jobless rate for residents was ... Read more...

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Five mn Russians fail to identify their ethnicity


December 21st, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 5.6 million people in Russia failed to identify their ethnicity during the 2010 census, according to a latest report.The census results showed the country's ... Read more...

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Tigers in Goa? Forest minister dodges queries


August 8th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Goa Forests Minister Filipe Neri Rodrigues questioned the existence of tigers in the state Monday, nearly two years after a male tiger was poached on the ... Read more...

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Goa activists happy with Jairam’s tiger reserve initiative


June 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 29 (IANS) Green activists in Goa have welcomed Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's initiative in asking the state government for a proposal to upgrade the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary to ... Read more...

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Austrian city strips Hitler of its honorary citizenship


May 25th, 2011 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 25 (IANS) An Austrian city in the Lower Austria state, has decided to strip the German dictator, Adolf Hitler, of his honorary citizenship, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The city government ... Read more...

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Navy warns of fighter planes’ sonic booms in Goa


September 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) After the sonic booms of Indian Navy's MiG-29K fighter planes triggered an alarm in Goa in February, the force Tuesday advised people not to panic if they hear ... Read more...

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Sparrows ‘learn songs by twitter’


October 21st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): It takes at least two adult birds to teach a young song sparrow how and what to sing, a new study has found.In the research, University of Washington ... Read more...

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Killer whales have to raise their voices to be heard over ship noise


September 11th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): A new research has determined that killer whales have to raise their voices to be heard over ship noise, and the effort may be wearing the whales ... Read more...

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Mice study may better understanding of hereditary diseases that lead to blindness


July 9th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): University of Granada researchers in Spain are using a novel technique, consisting of the induction of neuronal degeneration, for intense light exposure in the mouse's retina, an experimental ... Read more...

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Reef fish are ‘homebodies’, says latest research


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Some fish species in Western Australia's Ningaloo Marine Park spend most of their time close to home and stay on the reef rather than travelling significant distances as ... Read more...

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Indians aren’t the only ones to have been attacked: Police


June 2nd, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena BhandariSydney, June 2 (IANS) Students from India are not the only ones to have been attacked in Australia, the police say, as the Indian community here points out that some ... Read more...

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Filmmaker captures tiger relocation on camera (With Images)


June 2nd, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) This sprightly cameraman with a salt-and-pepper beard tracks tigers relocated from the Ranthambore National Park to Sariska with his high definition digital camera for ... Read more...

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Rs.1 bn for new unique identification authority


February 16th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The government has made a provision of Rs.1 billion (Rs.100 crore) in the interim budget for 2009-10 for its proposed "unique identification" project.The government had last month ... Read more...

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Crossings Infra announces two projects in Ghaziabad


November 3rd, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Real estate major Crossings Infrastructure, engaged in developing the Rs.60-billion township project Crossings Republik in Ghaziabad, Monday announced its two major commercial projects - the Crossings City Centre ... Read more...

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220,000 Indians make US their home illegally


November 1st, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) An estimated 220,000 Indians have made the United States their home illegally with a whopping 81 percent increase in their number in last seven years, according to latest ... Read more...

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Kerala to set up Malayalam Mission for diaspora


June 18th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday accepted an expert committee report on setting up of an autonomous body, Malayalam Mission, to reach out to the Malayali diaspora. Chief Minister V.S. ... Read more...

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Swraj Paul breaks ranks over Lords immigration report


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
London, April 2 (IANS) Indian-born industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has broken ranks with an influential House of Lords committee that suggested placing a cap on immigration in Britain. Paul, a member of ... Read more...

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Scientists believe photograph depicts wolverine in California


March 8th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that a photograph of an animal, clicked by a university student from the US, depicts the North American wolverine, whose presence has not been confirmed ... Read more...

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